Amazon ups Ohio jobs to 1,000, begins collecting sales taxes COLUMBUS, Ohio- Amazon has selected Ohio as a major Midwest hub for its cloud computing operations, a decision the governor hailed Friday as a victory for the high-tech future of a state whose legacy was built on heavy manufacturing. "This is something that will send a message to our young people that, you want to think, you want to live in the future, you want to...
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CNBC update: Japan volcano ISIS is claiming responsibility for an attack on a Shiite Mosque in Saudi Arabia; Amazon is expanding its private label brands; and a volcano erupts in Japan, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
Futures hold lower on GDP; Greece concerns weigh U.S. stock markets looked set for a flat to slightly lower open on Friday, as investors digested the second read on first quarter growth amid pressure on European shares from continued uncertainty over Greece.
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Wall Street in love with Amazon again? The company has gotten back to its core business, says R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar analyst, weighing in on Jeff Bezo's billion dollar business and what the e-commerce giant is doing right.
4 trades on big tech headlines Twitter, Google and GoPro all made headlines on Thursday, and "Fast Money" traders discussed how to play the companies' moves.
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